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captioning funded by cbs it's monday, march 7th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." nancy reagan remembered. the nation mourns the former first lady. smitten with her ronnie. >> well, at that point, i just wanted to meet ronald reagan! the gloves come off in the democratic debate with bernie sanders showing he is not backing down. >> excuse me. i'm talking. a major newspaper is accused of ripping off "the new york times" famed crossword puzzles. we are hearing from "the times"
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editor. >> they should have a crossword puzzle that is worthy of their editor. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm meg oliver in for aemg. nancy reagan died yesterday at the age of 94 from congestive heart failure. above all else, mrs. reagan is being remembered for her devotion next to her husband. she will be buried next to her you husband at the reagan presidential library in california. teri okita is here with more. >> reporter: you're right. the condolences are pouring in, both from the famous and everyday citizens who are using the words devoted nancy reagan. >> reporter: a steady stream of mourners stopped at the reagan presidential library to pay respects for the former first
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lady nancy reagan. >> i thought she brought a lot of classiness to the position of first lady. >> reporter: nancy reagan died of congestive heart failure at her home on sunday. she was an advocate for stem cell research following former president reagan's diagnosis of alzheimer's disease in 1994. where the two worshipped at the bellaire church, talked about the former first lady after the services. >> she was considerate of people around her and greeted everybody with a smile, as did her husband. >> reporter: nancy reagan's best-known project as first lady was the just say no campaign, aimed at keeping kids and teenagers away from drugs. though, she had her critics, her admirers will remember her for restoring grace and elegance to the white house. president obama and first lady michelle obama said in a statement nancy reagan redefined the role of first lady.
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she will be buried alongside her husband at the ronald reagan presidential library. in fact, many say there would have been no president reagan without her. funeral arrangements are still being made, but the public will be able to pay their last respects before she is laid to rest. meg? >> teri okita in simi valley for, us thank you. nancy reagan was accused of holding unchecked power during her years in the white house and maintain her only mission was to protect and strengthen her husband's presidency. five years after he left office, the former president announced he had alzheimer's disease. she spoke about it in a "60 minutes" in 2002. >> that is the worst part about this disease, there is nobody to exchange memories with. >> reporter: >> right. and we had a lot of memories. >> reporter: after his death, she championed alzheimer's research and broke with fellow republicans advocating for stem
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cell studies. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk with cbs news contributor and "wall street journal" columnist peggy noonan, a speech writer for ronald reagan, about nancy reagan's legacy. to presidential plxs. we begin with the democrats. bernie sanders eighth win out of 19 contests, he also won on saturday in kansas and nebraska but hillary clinton maintains a seemingly overwhelming lead in delegates. tomorrow, delegate-rich michigan holds its primary. last night, the democrats debated in flint. weijia jiang has our report. >> reporter: vermont senator bernie sanders and hillary clinton debated in flint, michigan, to debate the plintfl water crisis. investigators revealed state leaders knew about the problem but failed to do anything about
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it. both candidates called for michigan's governor to resign. >> people should be held accountable, wherever that leads. >> reporter: the debate came just two days before voters head to the polls for michigan's democratic primary. the candidates sparred over an issue important to the people here, the 2009 bailout of the auto industry. >> i voted to save the auto industry. he voted against the money that ended up saving the auto industry. >> if you are talking about the wall street bailout, where some of your friends destroyed this economy! >> you know. >> excuse me. i'm talking. >> reporter: clinton is leading in the michigan polls, but sanders hopes his weekend caucus wins in maine, kansas, and nebraska will change voters' minds. weijia jiang, cbs news, flint, michigan. on the republican side, ted cruz says there is a shift in momentum. over the weekend, cruz won contests in kansas and maine while donald trump won in louisiana and kentucky. marco rubio picked up his second
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win of the primary season in puerto rico. trump still has the most delegates but cruz is getting closer. marco rubio is lagging behind in the delegate count with time running out. he is fighting the notion that anti-trump voters should back ted cruz and vows to win his home state of florida and its 99-winner take all delegates. yesterday at a rally in idaho, rubio talked about the conservative movement. >> at its best, the conservative moment is will the fundamentals of free enterprise and a strong national defense and traditional values. >> tomorrow, cruz and the other gop candidates will battle for 150 delegates in four states. this morning, police in idaho are searching for a gunman who shot a pastor in the a church parking lotting lot in he was shot in the back four times on sunday and is sinspected to
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survive. police are searching for kyle odom. no one else was injured. the latest storm system pounding the west coast is moving inland today. drenching rain and two deaths are blamed on the weather. on saturday, it was the wettest day in the san francisco area since 1914. yesterday, southern california bore the brunt of another system and wind gusts reached more than 50 miles per hour. the search for a man who fell from a cruise ship off the florida coast has been called off. the coast guard received a report late friday night from the crew of the navigator of the seas that a passenger had fallen overboard. he fell from the tenth deck about 100 feet from the water. search and rescue crews searched through the weekend but were unable to locate him. former president jimmy carter says he doesn't need any more treatment for cancer. mr. carter broke the news to a sunday school class he teaches. the former president is 91 years old. less than seven months ago, he revealed he had been diagnosed with melanoma that had spread to
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his brain. coming up on the "morning news." how ron and nancy met. and look out communism in hollywood led a role in bringing the two together. later, peyton manning calls it a career. this is the "cbs morning news." kamiko is my bff, darren is her boyfriend. jilliam is my sister, she's dating liam who used to date theresa, but they're still friends. well, kamiko and darren could get 0% apr financing. low monthly payments for jillian. amazing lease deals for liam and tons of inventory for his friend theresa. nice. during toyota's 1 for everyone sales event get 0% apr financing on a 2016 rav4. offer ends april 4th. for great deals on other toyotas visit got room for one more? toyota. let's go places. laundry can wreak havoc on our sweaters stretch into muumuus. and pilled cardigans become pets. but it's not you, it's the laundry. protect your clothes from stretching, fading, and fuzz. ...with downy fabric conditioner...
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but there's something you can do. talk to your doctor about heart failure treatment options. because the more you know, the more likely you are... (dog whimpering) to keep it pumping. two british adventurers have a survival story to tell, thanks to the u.s. coast guard. a helicopter plucked them from icy waters off alaska last week. they were heading for an island when the ice became too thick for kayaks but too thin to walk on. they were brought safely to gnome. a look closer at how nancy and ronald reagan met. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. new york's daily news is reporting how officers wounded and captured a man accused of terrorizing a queens neighborhood. police say the man killed a shop owner area slashed a woman and burned a homeless man and tossed
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a costic lick wad at officers yesterday. the 23-year-old suspect was cornered in his backyard. buzzfeed reports that rape and sexual assaults were mentioned thousands of times in uber's customer records. but the ride sharing service says it received five claims of rape and fewer than 170 sexual assault complaints in the period bu buzzfeed studied. the associated press reports the rising death toll in iraq's suicide bombing. at least 47 people were killed and 65 were hurt yesterday south of baghdad. official say a man drove a truck into a checkpoint and triggered the blast. isis is claiming responsibility. "the boston globe" reports a college won't allow filming for a movie about the marathon bombings. the university of massachusetts officials say the production would be disruptive. tsarnaev was a student there. the "los angeles times"
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reports that officers in florida used a stun gun to subdue an nfl running back. 22-year-old trey mason of the rams is facing marijuana and traffic charges in hollywood, florida. police say he was uncooperative when his car was pulled over on saturday night. mason is preparing for his third season with the rams. "the new york times" report a suspected copycat case in the crossword biz. "the times" puzzle master isn't cross but says it's unethical. >> to borrow or take someone else's creativity and coming up with an original theme really is not right. >> reporter: the 60 puzzles and questions were all edited by timothy parker. he calls it near coincide. nancy
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. on the cbs "moneywatch," a chicken nuggets recall and gas prices jump. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning. stocks in ags mostly higher following upbeat u.s. jobs reports. the shanghai composite gained nearly 1.5%. snapping a four-day winning streak. friday's jobs reported showed stronger than expected hirings and pushed stocks higher than expected on friday. the dow gaped 365 points for the week and s&p finished 52 points higher and nas daked closed the week 125 points higher than it
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started. recall includes apple dunn gate natural chicken nuggets in eight-ounce packages for best before date september 27th, 2016. they were shipped to seven states. the price of gas is inching up. jumping about six cents a gallon the past few weeks. the average price of unleaded regular $1.81 a gallon, according to aaa. analysts say the price hike is due to growing demand and higher crude oil prices. disney's zoo topia was the top box office draw this past weekend. the movie racked up $3.7 million in ticket sales, the best ever for a disney animated three-day debut. second place is "london has fallen." mere cat will reported
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meer cat. you may not know his name but raymond tomlinson invented modern day e-mail. until his invention no way to send anybody anything on the computer. he died saturday at 74 years old. where would we be without e-mail? >> i have no idea! what a contribution to leave behind. pretty amazing. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. coming up, courtside chatter. maria sharpova is set to make an announcement this afternoon, fueling retirement speculation.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. peyton manning decides to go out on top. the denver broncos quarterback is retiring after 18 nfl
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seasons. he's a five-time mvp and won two championships, including last month's super bowl. manning will turn 40 later this month. he overcame severe injuries to set dozens of passing records. tennis karma rhea sharpova may be taking a page out of peyton manning playbook. she hasn't said what she will discuss at a press conference but a recent string of injuries has fueled retirement speculation. she dropped out of a championship last week with an arm injury and out of last month's open with a shoulder injury. she has five majors. an indiana woman ran her way into the record books this weekend. >> 3-2-1! >> she doesn't look tired. suzy swinehart logged 73.3 miles on a treadmill and beats the previous guinness book record of
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53.4 miles. what is next for the 43-year-old mom? >> rest. put my feet up and drink a couple of beers and relax with my kids and enjoy hanging out with them on the couch. >> congratulations. guinness has yet to make it official, which could take up to six months. lady gaga continued a whirlwind tour this weekend by taking a plunge. she dipped into the michigan lake on sunday. she ran into the water with her fiance taylor kinney along with other people in an effort to raise funds for the special olympics. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," remembering nancy reagan. i'm meg oliver. this is the "cbs morning news."
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here is another look at this morning's top stories. hillary clinton and bernie sanders clashed over the auto bailout, trade, and wall street during a feisty debate last night in flint, michigan. sanders won yesterday's maine caucuses, his eighth win in 19 contests. meanwhile, ted cruz won weekend contests in kansas and maine. while donald trump won in louisiana and kentucky. nancy reagan is being remembered as someone who redefined the role of first lady, and for her fierce loyalty to her husband. she died yesterday at the age of 94. bill plante looks at her life before the white house. >> the first lady of the united states, nancy davis reagan! >> reporter: it was a role that fit her like a glove. wife and partner to the leader of the free world. and it was a long way from where
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she started. she was born in queens, new york, anne frances robins and nicknamed nancy. she was left with relatives when her actress mother went on tour. her morn marrieded davis and now nancy had a family. she wound up in hollywood as supporting actress in a number of films, most notably, "the next voice you hear" with james whitmore." but she had her eye on the lead of the screen actors guild and when her name popped up on a list of sympathizers. >> at that point, i just wanted to meet ronald reagan. >> reporter: later she would say being his wife was the role i wanted most. they married in 1952 and became parents of two children, patty and ron. >> i was afraid you wouldn't
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come. >> reporter: they made one movie together. as his ftrajectory took him awam hollywood and politics, friends say nancy's ambition was greater if not as great as his. when they won the white house, the country was amazed. the adoring look of a woman who said her main job in life was protecting him. bill plante, cbs news, washington. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on nancy reagan. we will speak with "60 minutes" correspondent lesley stahl who covered the reagan white house and plus speak to secretary of state general colin powell who served as security adviser under president reagan and a look at their relationship through love letters. that is the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm meg oliver. have a great day.
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>> a worker fighting for his life after he's shot inside a restaurant. it led up to the senseless shooting, and update as police search for the suspect. >> excuse me, i'm talking. >> hillary clinton and bernie sanders face-off in a democratic debate just days before the michigan primary. the accusations that caused that testy exchange. and, remembering first lady nancy reagan, who passed away yesterday after a battle with heart failure. what we know so far about her final arrangements. today is monday, march 7th, good morning, i'm rahel solomon. let's get your day started with a checkn


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